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Plane Crash in Peachtree City Injures Pilot

Monday, June 30, 2014
By George Hatcher
Plane Crash in Peachtree City Injures Pilot

A Piper Sport aircraft crashed at the north end of Atlanta Regional Airport, located in Peachtree City of Fayette County, Georgia, at 9:18 a.m. on June 29. According to a spokesperson of the Federal Aviation Administration, the aircraft went down at the end of the runway 31, shortly after it took off. According to... »

Medical Helicopter Crashes on Hospital Roof Helipad

Thursday, April 10, 2014
By George Hatcher
Medical Helicopter Crashes on Hospital Roof Helipad

The new PHI Air Medical Eurocopter AS350B3 Ecureuil (#N395P) on its first flight had just delivered a patient from Rio Rancho to University of New Mexico hospital. Taking off from the hospital roof, the helicopter crashed, injuring the pilot and two medics aboard. No patients were aboard at the time. The helicopter lifted off... »

Two Days, Three Crashes, Four Dead, Four Missing

Sunday, November 24, 2013
By George Hatcher
Two Days, Three Crashes, Four Dead, Four Missing

Monday, a pilot and passenger were killed after the Mexican plane took off from Nuevo Leon and crashed in Veracruz. On Tuesday, a Cessna took off from Mina International and crashed in Tampico, Tamaulipas, killing the pilot and passenger. Also on Tuesday, a jet en route to Cozumel crashed in the Atlantic. All four... »

Medical Evacuation Helicopter has Hard Landing in Mississippi

Saturday, September 21, 2013
By George Hatcher

A medical Eurocopter AS350 helicopter from Pioneer Hospital carrying a patient to Baptist Hospital in Jackson made a hard landing in the back yard of Don Forbush–an open field on Ratliff Ferry Road, Madison County around 9:30 pm on Sept 19. The helicopter sustained damage. Rescue and law enforcement responded to the scene. The... »

Medevac Crash in Oaxaca

Friday, April 26, 2013
By George Hatcher
Medevac Crash in Oaxaca

An Oaxaca State Government McDonnell Douglas MD 600N was en route from Hospital Regional de Putla Villa de Guerrero, Oaxaca, Mexico to Hospital General de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico when it crashed with four people aboard. The crash was located five miles from Oaxaca. The preliminary report lists Captain Guillermo Chavez Medina, the aeromedical Paul... »

Eaglemed Crash in Oklahoma City

Monday, February 25, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Feb 22, 2013 at 5:45 a.m., an EagleMed LLC Eurocopter AS 350B2 Ecureuil while en route from Baptist hospital to home base when the chopper crashed between St. Ann’s Nursing Home and St. Ann’s Retirement Center in Watonga. On impact, there was an explosion, and then a second explosion. Pilot Mark Montgomery and... »

Video of Frozen Landscape of Iowa Medical Evacuation Crash

Friday, January 4, 2013
By George Hatcher
Video of Frozen Landscape of Iowa Medical Evacuation Crash

What: Medical Bell 407 en route from Mason City to Emmetsburg Iowa Where: Ventura Iowa When: Jan 2 2013 Who: 3 Fatalities Why: A Mercy Air Med medical helicopter crash was en route Mason City to Emmetsburg to pick up a patient when it crashed on Wednesday at 9 p.m killing Pilot Gene Grell,... »

Medical Evac Flight Crew Lost In Iowa Chopper Crash

Thursday, January 3, 2013
By George Hatcher
Medical Evac Flight Crew Lost In Iowa Chopper Crash

What: Medical Bell 407 en route from Mason City to Emmetsburg Iowa Where: Ventura Iowa When: Jan 2 2013 Who: 3 Fatalities Why: A Mercy Air Med medical helicopter crash was en route to pick up a patient when it crashed on Wednesday at 9 p.m killing Pilot Gene Grell, paramedic Russell Piehl, and... »

Medical Helicopter Crash outside of Chicago

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Rockford Memorial Hospital MBB BK 117 A-3 en route from Rockford to Mendota Where: Rochelle, Illinois When: Dec 10, 2012 8:30 p.m. Who: 3 aboard, 3 fatalities Why: A Rockford Memorial Hospital’s REACT helicopter crashed in a field at about 8:30 p.m. in Rochelle midway between Rockford and Mendota. Pilot Andy Olson, flight... »

Angel Flight Emergency Landing

Friday, September 7, 2012
By George Hatcher
Angel Flight Emergency Landing

What: Houston to Decatur Where: Decatur Municipal Airport When: Sept 6 2012, 10:30 a.m. Who: 4 aboard Why: No one was injured when Pilot Mark Moran made a hard landing in Decatur when returning a passenger from cancer treatment and surgery. Moran is an Angel Flight program pilot, providing free flights to sick people... »

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